UC San Diego researchers have identified microbiome-derived proteases in the gut contributing to ulcerative colitis, inspiring new potential drug targets for inflammatory bowel disease. In a study publishing on January 27,
Just when it looked like Omicron had peaked, a stealthy new variant is starting to surge and experts are warning it’s even “more contagious.” Just a couple weeks ago it seemed
COVID-19 wastewater data now shows that the record spread of the virus in San Diego is beginning to fall. ”We’re coming off the surge for sure,” said UC San Diego Professor Rob Knight.
National Institutes of Health establishes Microbiome and Metagenomics Center at UC San Diego, part of new effort to predict individual responses to food and inform personalized nutrition recommendations.
California will require health care workers to get a booster shot of the coronavirus vaccine, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday, pledging to make sure hospitals are prepared as a new
Microbes are everywhere—in our guts, on our skin, permeating the environments around us. Studying these microbial communities has delivered tremendous insights into disease and good health, but identifying all the
Gene editing technology known as CRISPR (clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats) allows for quick detection of pathogens by marking genetic sequences in DNA/RNA. Scientists at the University of California
UC San Diego has the ninth-largest collection of highly cited researchers in the world and is close to passing UC Berkeley and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, says an annual assessment
Blending experts from molecular genetics, chemistry and health sciences, researchers at the University of California San Diego have created a rapid diagnostic technology that detects SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes
When early evidence emerged that people with COVID-19—whether or not they have symptoms—shed the virus in their stool, “the sewer seemed like the ‘happening’ place to look for it,” said